A date has been set for the MS Communities summit and AGM – it will be held on Saturday 8thSeptember in the Microsoft Office at Level 5/22 Viaduct Harbour Avenue, starting at lunchtime (exact time to be decided). This is the weekend after Tech-Ed, and the afternoon before the Auckland Code Camp (see for details of the Code Camp).

We have the course for you!!

 Learn how to

–          Plan and engaging technical presentation

–          Wow your audience with power point

–          Transform yourself from a shaking wreck to a confident presenter

–          Come across as an engaging and confident speaker

This speaker academy, presented by Olivia Mitchell and Tony Burns of Effective Speaking, has had many technical experts participate with stellar reviews

“The course is challenging and very well designed. Tony and Olivia are thoroughly dedicated, professional and experienced. Their ‘tandem’ training technique, and after-course support, works really well.” Andrew Watson, Account Manager, Intergen

 “The quality of the instructors and their execution of this course, including the in-course coaching is at the highest level. I didn’t think I could be substantially changed in this space but 2 days made a huge difference.” Philip Plimmer, Practice Lead, Intergen

 “Without a doubt, this has to be the best speaking/presentation course in the country!” Dave Fellows, CTO, Green Button

Tony and Olivia have been training and coaching people in presentation skills for over a decade, being up to date and knowledgeable in all aspects of presenting. They have both completed an ‘Improv for Speakers’ course in Las Vegas, a ‘Story Theater Retreat’ in Colerado Spings and Dr Rich Allen has personally coached them in delivering a course in real-time.

This is a course offered free of charge!! All we ask for is your time

If chosen to participate in the Speaker Academy we in turn would like you to deliver 3 speaker sessions at various User Groups and submit a topic for ‘Code Camp’

Sign up here if you are interested.

JavaScript allows an administrator to enhance the functionality of Dynamics CRM 2011 in order to better fit your business processes.

This Lunch and Learn session delivers an introduction to JavaScript development and will cover the following topics:

  • Setting up your development environment
  • Introduction to the form editor
  • Using web resources
  • CRM form events
  • JavaScript basics
  • CRM 2011 JavaScript object model
  • Common CRM JavaScript methods

Friday, April 13, 2012 from 2:00PM to 3:15PM (Auckland)

Class Duration:

1 hour, 15 minutes

Cost Per Attendee:


What to Expect:

At the end of this session, you should at least understand basics of how to write JavaScript and how to utilize the Dynamics CRM 2011 object model to perform the most operations commonly performed by a developer.

Additionally, since this is not a full class, you’ll receive homework to be completed on your own, at your own pace.